Alex Winston - "Guts" (Sound of Arrows Remix) (PopMatters Premiere)

by PopMatters Staff

3 May 2012

Alex Winston is a young singer-songwriter from Detroit who melds the '60s girl group sound with smart and pointed lyrics, turning pop on its head while fully exploiting pop's standard musical tropes.
 

Alex Winston is a young singer-songwriter from Detroit who melds the ‘60s girl group sound with smart and pointed lyrics, turning pop on its head while fully exploiting pop’s standard musical tropes. Somehow it’s only too perfect that someone from Detroit is the one twisting Motown sounds into a new style. Her debut album, King Con, received praise from notables such as Pitchfork, Spin and Brooklyn Vegan and she looks set to have an artistically satisfying career. Today we bring you a remix of the album tune “Guts” remixed by Swedish electronic duo the Sound of Arrows.


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